Ideas, patterns and tutorials to learn how to wrap gifts

November 15, 2016

Hi everyone! Today we want to face a common problem when you have to wrap a odd-shaped gift…. How yo make it without break the paper? Well, today we are going to watch a video tutorial to learn how to wrap a cone-shaped gift, as a Fofucha doll. So, let’s go!

Empaquetando Ando tell us that the best way is making a bag with the wrapping paper. So, first of all, you have to make a big rectangle and blend one end like a rhombus to make the bag base. Use tape to fix it. Then, you put de cone-shaped gift inside and, on the other end, you fold it twice, make two small holes using a paper piercer and pass through these holes a ribbon or a lace to create a handle or a bow.

So that is it! You have a perfect shaped wrapped present!

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November 2, 2016

Hi everybody! Here we are again to give you some ideas to make your gifts wrappings more awesome.
Today we want to introduce you the felt. As you know, this is a kind of textile, made with wool or synthetic fibres such as acrylic. It’s a textile that it’s easy to work with, so it’s perfect to make DIY projects.
As you’re going to see in the images below, there are plenty of ways to use felt to wrap a gift.,so let’s take a look.

FELT BAG AND FELT BOW

How to wrap a gift with felt and feelt bow
Yeah! as we can see on this image by Artesanias Montejo, felt bags are easy to make and it’s a perfect way to give a bottle of wine or champagne as a gift. If you want, you can also make a flower felt to decorate the bag.

Another way to decorate the box gift it’s making felt bow. Just great.

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October 20, 2016

Christmas is coming and we are ready for it! As you already know, this blog is about wrapping all kind of gifts using plenty of techniques.
Today we want to introduce you the technique named “furokoshi”, wich is a type of traditional Japanese wrapping and they used to use cloth and fabrics to transport clothes, gifts or other goods during his history and tradition.
Now, its a very trendy way to wrap a gift without using paper. So, here you have a tutorial, step by step, to learn a basic way to wrap a book or box using furokoshi.

 

How to wrap a gidft with japanaese furokoshi technique

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October 5, 2016

In the previous post, we have seen a way to wrap a gift with cellophane and we promised that the next post will be about to make a bow, so here it is!

Tutorial how to make a paper bow to decorate a gift

In this tutorial made by papelisimo we could know step by step how to make a paper bow to decorate a gift, is like the crown. As you can see, you can use any kind of paper, but it has to be resistant: from origami paper to newspaper or magazine paper. You will also need adhesive tape, of course. 

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September 26, 2016

Hi everyone and welcome to my new blog How to Wrap a gift! This blog, as his name says, it’s about different ways, materials and techniques to wrap a present. Sometimes, the envelope is better and most important than the gift itself beucase it shows the care you put on it, not only the money you have spent.

One of the most demanded tutorials is how to wrap a gift using cellophane. Usually it’s a transparent and rigid material and is not very easy to work with. However, there are differents tricks to make it easier, as we can see in this video tutorial by CraftyElfWorkshop

 

 

Cellophane paper is used to wrap baskets (with food or beauty products) because they are big and with a very particular shape. If we use gift paper, it would be broken so fast, so it’s recommended to use cellophane. We can use it to wrap a coffe or tea mug or even a candle holdes, as we see on the video.

Another improtant thing when you wrap a gift with cello it¡s the ribbon. You have to put one to tie the cello on the top and to decorate the envelope with a touch of colour.

In the following posts we are show you how to make a ribbon DIY in order to reach the perfect packaging, so pay attention!

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